CLE Interview: Three Pieces of Wisdom

I interviewed a teacher who previously taught MACC. Here are the three thematic statements or pieces of wisdom I have taken away from my conversation. When choosing your career, choose something that you love, something that gives you a feeling of purpose, and something that makes you feel rewarded because you helped others. Don't doubt... Continue Reading →

Rachel Carson: Eminent Introductory Post

“But man is a part of nature, and his war against nature is inevitably a war against himself.” - Rachel Carson                     Hailed as one of the most important conservationists in history, marine biologist and writer, Rachel Carson, is recognized as the mother of modern environmentalism itself. Born on May... Continue Reading →

UBC, SFU, and U of C Teaching programs

SFU: Prerequisites for PDP teaching program: PDP requirements vary based on interest in teaching elementary or secondary school Elementary requirements: One semester before entering PDP program  must have completed a minimum of 76 units of courses acceptable for credits at SFU (16 units should be upper division)  including the following prerequisite courses: Six units in... Continue Reading →

Career Education – Job comparison

Job 1: Marine Biologists Education: Usually the minimum education required to be a marine biologists is an undergraduate degree in biology. However promotions usually require a Masters degree and independent research requires a PhD. In addition, marine biologists also find it helpful to have a strong background in mathematics and engineering. Marine biologists in an... Continue Reading →

HamilTALONS: One Last Time

A. Character development: Context: One Last Time is the 32nd song of Hamilton the musical. It is a part of Act II after “Washington on Your Side” and before “I Know Him.” This song takes place in 1797, eight years after America gained independence from Britain. George Washington, the first President of the United States, breaks the news to... Continue Reading →

TALON talk – Acid Rain

Here is my 2019 TALON talk: https://youtu.be/5h_9UY-jZhQ Here are the sources I used: What is acid rain? (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www3.epa.gov/acidrain/education/site_students/whatisacid.html Effects of Acid Rain. (2017, June 01). Retrieved from https://www.epa.gov/acidrain/effects-acid-rain\ What is Acid Rain? (2019, April 18). Retrieved from https://www.epa.gov/acidrain/what-acid-rain What causes acid rain? (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www3.epa.gov/acidrain/education/site_students/whatcauses.html What can we do? (n.d.). Retrieved from https://www3.epa.gov/acidrain/education/site_students/whatcanyoudo.html Images,... Continue Reading →

Independent Investigation: Filles du Roi

A. Historical Significance:  Outline the focus of your inquiry and provide background knowledge. Why is this an important and significant question to ask about the past? Continuity and Change: How are our lives and conditions similar to those found in your research? How have they changed?    When comparing lives and living conditions of the Filles du Roi and the... Continue Reading →

Ecological Footprint

The Plan: After tracking my ecological footprint for three days I found that it was 6.1 hectares. I wasn’t too surprised with my score, but I am certainly not happy with it and know I need to reduce it. Compared to Chanel’s footprint which was 8.8, Jasmines which was 7.1, and Kates which was 7.2 mine was... Continue Reading →

In-Depth Post #6

As in-depth is coming to an end I am wrapping up the final pieces to make sure I am prepared for my performance at in-depth night. When my mentor and I met, I showed her the routine and she gave me some final suggestions on how to make even better. She suggested for me to try to travel the... Continue Reading →

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